DG
$70.94
Dollar General
($.66)
(.92%)

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2012
12/5/2011
7:00:02 AM
$2.29 to $2.32
$2.29
1.6%
0.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $2.29 to $2.32 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.22 to $2.30 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.29 per share for the year ending January 31, 2012.
In-line Guidance
FY 2013
3/22/2012
7:00:01 AM
$2.65 to $2.75
3.1%
0.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides In-line

Dollar General Corporation said it expects fiscal year earnings of $2.65 to $2.75 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.71 per share for the year ending January 31, 2013.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2013
6/4/2012
4:05:00 PM
$2.68 to $2.78
$2.76
-3.6%
8.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $2.68 to $2.78 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.65 to $2.75 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.76 per share for the year ending January 31, 2013.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2013
9/5/2012
7:00:03 AM
$2.73 to $2.81
$2.81
0.8%
-4.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Raises Guidance to be In-line with Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $2.73 to $2.81 per share, excluding a one-time benefit of $0.04 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.68 to $2.78 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.81 per share for the year ending January 31, 2013.
Narrows Guidance
FY 2013
12/11/2012
7:00:03 AM
$2.82 to $2.85
$2.86
-7.8%
-3.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Narrows Guidance, but Remains Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $2.82 to $2.85 per share, including a one-time benefit of $0.04 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.77 to $2.85 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.86 per share for the year ending January 31, 2013.
In-line Guidance
FY 2014
3/25/2013
7:00:02 AM
$3.15 to $3.30
2.0%
-3.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides In-line

Dollar General Corporation said it expects fiscal year earnings of $3.15 to $3.30 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.94 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.27 per share on revenue of $17.65 billion for the year ending January 31, 2014.
Narrows Guidance Below Estimates
FY 2014
6/4/2013
7:00:01 AM
$3.15 to $3.22
$17.62 bil to $17.78 bil
$3.29
$17.62 bil
-9.2%
3.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Narrows Guidance Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $3.15 to $3.22 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.78 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.15 to $3.30 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.94 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.29 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion for the year ending January 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
9/4/2013
7:00:04 AM
$3.15 to $3.22
$17.62 bil to $17.78 bil
$3.20
$17.67 bil
4.7%
2.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $3.15 to $3.22 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.78 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.20 per share on revenue of $17.67 billion for the year ending January 31, 2014.
Narrows Guidance
FY 2014
12/5/2013
7:00:02 AM
$3.19 to $3.22
$17.62 bil to $17.70 bil
for earnings of $3.22
$17.75 bil
6.1%
3.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Narrows Guidance with Revenue Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings of $3.19 to $3.22 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.70 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.15 to $3.22 per share on revenue of $17.62 billion to $17.78 billion and the current consensus estimate is for earnings of $3.22 per share on revenue of $17.75 billion for the year ending January 31, 2014.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
FY 2015
3/13/2014
7:00:57 AM
$3.45 to $3.55
-2.7%
-0.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it expects first quarter earnings of $0.72 to $0.74 per share on revenue of $4.53 billion to $4.57 billion and fiscal 2015 earnings of $3.45 to $3.55 per share on revenue of $18.90 billion to $19.08 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.82 per share on revenue of $4.67 billion for the quarter ending April 30, 2014 and $3.70 per share on revenue of $19.32 billion for the year ending January 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
6/3/2014
7:00:28 AM
$3.45 to $3.55
$3.52
3.9%
9.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $3.45 to $3.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.52 per share for the year ending January 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
8/28/2014
7:00:08 AM
$3.45 to $3.55
$3.52
0.8%
1.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $3.45 to $3.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.52 per share for the year ending January 31, 2015.
Narrows Guidance
FY 2015
12/4/2014
7:00:57 AM
$3.50
$3.50
1.6%
5.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Narrows Guidance

Dollar General Corporation said it now expects fiscal year earnings to be in the middle of its previous guidance range of $3.45 to $3.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.50 per share for the year ending January 31, 2015.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2016
3/12/2015
7:00:06 AM
$3.85 to $3.95
4.0%
1.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides Fiscal Year Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it expects fiscal 2016 earnings of $3.85 to $3.95 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.96 per share for the year ending January 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
6/2/2015
7:07:00 AM
$3.85 to $3.95
$3.93
3.0%
-0.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $3.85 to $3.95 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.93 per share for the year ending January 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
8/27/2015
7:00:01 AM
$3.85 to $3.95
$3.94
-3.2%
-3.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $3.85 to $3.95 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.94 per share for the year ending January 31, 2016.
In-line Guidance
Q 01/2016
12/3/2015
6:50:00 AM
$1.23 to $1.28
$1.27
4.2%
6.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides In-line

Dollar General Corporation said it expects fourth quarter earnings of $1.23 to $1.28 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.27 per share for the quarter ending January 31, 2016.
In-line Guidance
FY 2017
3/10/2016
6:55:00 AM
$4.36 to $4.55
10.7%
5.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Guides In-line

Dollar General Corporation said it expects fiscal 2017 earnings of $4.36 to $4.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.49 per share for the year ending January 31, 2017.
Reaffirms Below Estimates
FY 2017
8/25/2016
6:55:00 AM
$4.36 to $4.55
$4.64
-17.6%
-9.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Dollar General Reaffirms Below Estimates

Dollar General Corporation said it continues to expect fiscal year earnings of $4.36 to $4.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.64 per share for the year ending January 31, 2017.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
12/5/2011
7:00:02 AM
Oct '11
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.50
$3.6 Bil
$0.52
$0.48
$3.6 Bil
-3.8%
0.7%
28.8%
11.5%
2.6%
0.8%
3/22/2012
7:00:01 AM
Jan '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.85
$4.2 Bil
$0.84
$0.82
$4.1 Bil
1.2%
1.8%
31.4%
20.1%
2.5%
0.9%
6/4/2012
4:05:00 PM
Apr '12
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$0.63
$3.9 Bil
$0.62
$0.59
$3.8 Bil
1.6%
2.1%
29.4%
13.0%
-3.9%
8.0%
9/5/2012
7:00:03 AM
Jul '12
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$0.69
$3.9 Bil
$0.67
$0.64
$4.0 Bil
3.0%
-0.3%
27.0%
10.4%
2.5%
-4.2%
12/11/2012
7:00:03 AM
Oct '12
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.63
$4.0 Bil
$0.64
$0.60
$4.0 Bil
-1.6%
0.1%
22.2%
10.3%
-2.0%
-3.2%
3/25/2013
7:00:02 AM
Jan '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.97
$4.2 Bil
$0.93
$0.90
$4.3 Bil
4.3%
-1.2%
8.3%
0.5%
4.9%
-3.6%
6/4/2013
7:00:01 AM
Apr '13
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.71
$4.2 Bil
$0.75
$0.72
$4.2 Bil
-5.3%
-0.1%
8.0%
8.5%
-6.6%
3.3%
9/4/2013
7:00:04 AM
Jul '13
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.77
$4.4 Bil
$0.75
$0.74
$4.4 Bil
2.7%
0.8%
8.8%
11.3%
4.0%
2.3%
12/5/2013
7:00:02 AM
Oct '13
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$0.72
$4.4 Bil
$0.72
$0.70
$4.4 Bil
-
-1.1%
10.4%
10.5%
3.4%
3.7%
3/13/2014
7:00:57 AM
Jan '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$1.01
$4.5 Bil
$1.01
$1.01
$4.6 Bil
-
-2.9%
1.5%
6.8%
-2.1%
-0.8%
6/3/2014
7:00:28 AM
Apr '14
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.72
$4.5 Bil
$0.74
$0.73
$4.6 Bil
-2.7%
-0.8%
-4.3%
6.8%
2.5%
9.9%
8/28/2014
7:00:08 AM
Jul '14
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.83
$4.7 Bil
$0.85
$0.83
$4.8 Bil
-2.4%
-1.0%
0.2%
7.5%
-0.1%
1.3%
12/4/2014
7:00:57 AM
Oct '14
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.79
$4.7 Bil
$0.80
$0.80
$4.8 Bil
-1.3%
-0.5%
3.3%
7.8%
-1.8%
5.6%
3/12/2015
7:00:06 AM
Jan '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.17
$4.9 Bil
$1.17
$1.17
$5.0 Bil
-
-0.2%
10.3%
9.9%
3.6%
1.2%
6/2/2015
7:07:00 AM
Apr '15
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.84
$4.9 Bil
$0.82
$0.82
$4.9 Bil
2.4%
-0.4%
13.9%
8.8%
4.9%
-0.6%
8/27/2015
7:00:01 AM
Jul '15
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.95
$5.1 Bil
$0.94
$0.94
$5.1 Bil
1.1%
-0.9%
12.4%
7.9%
-2.2%
-3.8%
12/3/2015
6:50:00 AM
Oct '15
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.88
$5.1 Bil
$0.88
$0.87
$5.1 Bil
-
-0.5%
7.6%
7.3%
2.2%
6.5%
3/10/2016
6:55:00 AM
Jan '16
Q4 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.30
$5.3 Bil
$1.27
$1.27
$5.3 Bil
2.4%
0.1%
5.9%
7.0%
6.0%
5.5%
5/26/2016
6:55:00 AM
Apr '16
Q1 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.03
$5.3 Bil
$0.96
$0.94
$5.3 Bil
7.3%
-0.3%
16.5%
7.0%
4.1%
3.8%
8/25/2016
6:55:00 AM
Jul '16
Q2 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$1.08
$5.4 Bil
$1.11
$1.09
$5.5 Bil
-2.7%
-1.8%
8.6%
5.8%
-11.1%
-9.6%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.94
$5.5 Bil
-
-
6.8%
8.3%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$1.47
$6.1 Bil
-
-
13.1%
16.1%
3/22/2011
$30.84
$1.85
$13.04 Bil
-
-
-
3/22/2012
$46.14
$2.35
$14.81 Bil
27.0%
13.6%
49.6%
3/25/2013
$51.08
$2.91
$16.02 Bil
23.8%
8.2%
10.7%
3/13/2014
$57.66
$3.20
$17.50 Bil
10.0%
9.2%
12.9%
3/12/2015
$74.28
$3.50
$18.91 Bil
9.4%
8.0%
28.8%
3/10/2016
$83.23
$3.96
$20.37 Bil
13.1%
7.7%
12.0%
3/10/2017
$70.94
$4.51
$22.35 Bil
13.9%
9.7%
-14.8%
3/10/2018
$84.85
$4.95
$23.93 Bil
9.8%
7.1%
19.6%
3/10/2019
-
$5.61
-
13.3%
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$75
6%
Projected Price
$85
20%